Arizona Chapter
American Concrete Institute

AZ ACI Chapter Meeting presents: What does COAL have to do with concrete?

  • 04 Apr 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Hilton Phx Airport 2435 S. 47th Street Phoenix, AZ 85034



What does coal 
have to do with Concrete?

Presented by:  Thomas H. Adams, Executive Director of the American Coal Ash Association

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       The cement and concrete industries consume almost 20 million tons of fly ash, bottom ash, and synthetic gypsum annually.  These materials are recovered following the combustion of coal in power plants generating electricity.  This presentation will provide an overview of the utility industry and a look at the future supply of these materials.

About our Speaker:  Image result for thomas h. adams American Coal Ash Association

Thomas H. Adams was appointed executive director of the American Coal Ash Association in February 2009.   Prior to joining the ACAA he was employed by the American Concrete Institute where he was responsible for domestic and international chapter relations as well as student scholarships and fellowships.  Mr. Adams has over 30 years experience in the ready mixed concrete industry in a variety of management positions.  He is currently active in ASTM, ACI, Electric Power Research Institute and the NRMCA.  Mr. Adams is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute.


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